I had always been intimidated by people who had “important letters” following their names. Now, I know that I’m learning how to write in a different way, and that’s okay, and I do it for me, for my pleasure.

Neils Gaiman’s speech is … (splutters) … exactly what we need to hear to move forward in whatever path we’ve chosen.

Neil Gaiman Gives Graduates 10 Essential Tips for Working in the Arts | Open Culture.